I recently came across the phrase somehow or rather. I initially assumed that it was a typo for somehow or other, but I got curious and did a web search and found that lots of people have used the phrase online. I assume that it’s an eggcorn, but if so, it seems to be a pretty common one. And it’s not listed in the eggcorn database (though that’s true of plenty of eggcorns), and I don’t think I had encountered it before.
Do any of you use this phrase? Have you seen it used?
I should add that most of the search results that I looked at seemed pretty clearly to have the same meaning as somehow or other—it’s not just a case of Google finding those words in other contexts.